Afghan Refugees have fled by thousands. Sleeping on hard floors, cement and just waiting to see how their fate will be determined. At this time, it is hoped that there will be sweeping legislation granting them permanent resident status in the United States. Otherwise, the Afghan evacuees lack pathways, according to the DHS report, andContinue reading “A Path Forward For Our Afghan Friends & Family”
Recently, we had an individual who came to our office flabbergasted that despite winning the H-1B visa lottery; and getting a chance to legally work as a professional in the United States, she was ultimately denied a work visa.. Her biggest mistake, was to prepare and file her visa application pro se without any guidanceContinue reading “Winning the H1-B Lottery”
With the sunsetting of Work Authorization through Temporary Protected Status (TPS) fast approaching, thousands of employees will no longer be able to legally work and remain in the United States. Several countries such as El Salvador and Honduras will no longer have TPS; and seeking new work and status options is essential. TPS will beContinue reading “When Temporary Protection Status Is No longer an Option…Think PERM!”
And the answer is (drumroll please…)FALSE! Our team of U.S. Immigration lawyers realize that Canadians and foreign nationals from developed countries believe this myth. U.S. Asylum is available to all foreign nationals worldwide. One’s country of origin never determines the eligibility to apply for asylum once in the United States. The purpose of this articleContinue reading “Canadians Cannot Apply for Asylum in the United States. True or False?”
If you or someone you know is in U.S. Immigration removal/deportation proceedings and the legal relief is based on a U.S. Citizen Spouse (“USC”), it is vital to keep the relationship with your USC spouse healthy.
Currently, wait times in the United States for an asylum interview or court date may be ‘years away’ based on the volume of applications filed each year by foreign nationals. During the lengthy wait time, however, life goes on. For instance, asylum applicants may meet someone and marry, or find employment which allows for sponsorshipContinue reading “Stacking U.S. Legalization Options While Awaiting Asylum Relief in the United States”
Over the years, our law firm clients have included foreign nationals faced with inadmissibility issues at various U.S. land and airport borders. For instance, a couple whose H-1B visas had been erroneously denied prior, found out for the first time upon arrival to the United States. Consequently, they were denied admission to the United States. Continue reading “Inadmissibility Issues to the United States? Consider Parole Instead!”
By of ScottVassell & LeeCC Law Firm posted on Sunday, November 13, 2016. This blog article is designed to help individuals who visit the United States and ultimately seek asylum protection. Our law firm ha seen a trend where Asylee Applicants take poor advice from legal representatives which result in harsh immigration consequences including detentionContinue reading “Asylum in the United States – Serious Business & How to Ensure A Smooth Process in Stressful Times”